BURLEIGH and Toowoomba have added further interest to an already jam-packed 2005 pre-season schedule.
THE Jets Christmas Gift Catalogue Is All Ready And Waiting For You!
LEEDS winger Francis Cummins has signed a new one-year deal with the Rhinos.
The 28-year-old, whose contract ran out last month, is out of action until May after undergoing knee surgery.
THE touring Australian Students finally overcame a resolute challenge from their Irish counterparts to triumph 24- 10 at a soft University of Limerick ground yesterday (Wed 8th).
LEEDS Akademiks forward Dave Norcross will have the chance to help restore some British pride when GB Students take on their Australian counterparts at Dewsbury on Wednesday night.
The 'Academic Ashes' get underway at Ram Stadium (kick off 7.30pm) with Norcross likely to play a prominent role in GB coach Gary Wilkinson's pack. 'Knocker's' appearances for the Akkies during the 2004 season were limited because of his commitments with the GB train-on squad but he is certain to be well supported by his clubmates on Wednesday night and in Sunday's second Test at Warrington.
Commenting on the games, Student Rugby League Manager Matt Jeffery said: ?The Australian team have been on tour in the UK for several weeks now and have already are in good form but we know that the GB students are extremely well prepared and so it should be a tremendous contest.
LONDON Broncos can confirm that the best prop in the world, Shane Webcke, won?t be coming to London in 2005. But they are not denying that Webcke?s arrival in 2006 is a possibility.
WIGAN?S new Kiwi capture David Vaeiliki is aiming to forget an injury nightmare which haunted him during 2004.
THE Penrith Panthers have a new sleeve sponsor - the St Marys Rugby Leagues Club.
KOGARAH Council and the St.George RLFC will meet with the local community on Wednesday (Dec 15) as part of the consultation process for the continued upgrade of Oki Jubilee Stadium.
THE Mitsubishi Bulldogs have announced a 22-man full-time squad for the 2005 NRL Season. The squad includes 16 members of the Premiership winning outfit from this season.
THREE major Australasian betting outlets all have different views on the Vodafone Warriors? odds to win the 2005 NRL title.
THE Canberra Raiders will continue one of their longest running corporate partnerships, with Coca-Cola Amatil and the National Rugby League club agreeing to a new five year association today.
NEWCASTLE Knights captain Danny Buderus has been told he requires surgery for a foot injury and could be out of action for up to two months.
AFTER Sea Eagles Test forward Ben Kennedy met his new team mates he gave the thumbs up for Manly's new state of the art training headquarters at the Academy of Sport.
WESTS Tigers players took to the sandhills of Wanda Beach, near Cronulla, on Friday, December 10, for the traditional run.